40,000 (2011), increasing. 4,000 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 40,000.
Nuristan Province, Pech Valley in Wama District, eastern side of the Lower Alingar Valley in Nurgaram and Duab districts, Malil wa Mushfa, Titin, Kolatan and Bajagal valleys.
Ashuruviri (Kolata, Titin Bajaygul), Gramsukraviri, Suruviri (Wamai). Not intelligible with the other Nuristani languages.
All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. 36,000 also use Northern Pashto [pbu].
Spoken in the central and western Nuristan valleys, which also divide divergent dialects. Muslim (Sunni).